The Lucy Parsons Center: A Bookstore for Boston’s Radicals [Full Pre-Published Version]

Abridged version was published on NPR: WBUR’s The Artery on August 7, 2017. Below is the original pre-published draft by the writer! by C. Shardae Jobson I first attempted to visit The Lucy Parsons Center on a balmy Saturday afternoon around 2 PM. After I saw upon arrival that it was closed, peering through the front … More The Lucy Parsons Center: A Bookstore for Boston’s Radicals [Full Pre-Published Version]

Why “What I’m Not Going To Buy” Anti-Hauls Are Ruling YouTube

(featured image courtesy of Kimberly Clark).   I stumbled across the YouTube phenomena of “Anti-hauls” and “What I’m Not Going To Buy” videos when I received the notice of Jackie Aina‘s latest upload with likewise words in the headline. (I subscribe to her channel). The featured image of the how-to guru looking very “Ehhhh” towards products … More Why “What I’m Not Going To Buy” Anti-Hauls Are Ruling YouTube

Sephora Brings Its Fabulosity To Suburban Faneuil Hall In Boston

by C. Shardae Jobson As CVS and Walgreens improve their beauty aisles into stores within a store, and ULTA Beauty is building on their belief that higher-end brands like Lancome can be sold under the same roof as budget-friendly L’Oreal and one-time beauty supply store staple NYX, Sephora remains the behemoth of makeup shopping, or … More Sephora Brings Its Fabulosity To Suburban Faneuil Hall In Boston